KI Team

We are experienced, trusted, and innovative search professionals offering a direct and targeted approach that identifies, attracts, and secures the best talent to advance our clients’ corporate strategies, enhance operating results, and support organizational cultures. We expertly leverage our exceptional research and networking capabilities across all sectors to attract the best —not simply the best available— candidates.


KI Clients

Our clients include large cap and middle market companies and lower-mid to mid-market private equity firms.

Our goal: To align expertise and talent with objectives and culture to build successful leadership teams, drive lasting transformation and deliver on financial objectives. We have an exceptional track record of recruiting Boards Directors, CEOs, COOs, CFOs and CHROs for our private equity and middle market clients and exception senior leaders for our large cap / Fortune 1000 and equivalent clients. Client satisfaction is our number one priority, and as a result, we enjoy many long-standing client relationships.

About KI

The competition for talent has never been more intense. To recognize, attract and select great talent requires a disciplined approach and a rigorous process that is laser-focused on the most critical competencies to ensure candidates fit the needs of the role, company and the culture.

Our industry/sector-knowledgeable teams (consultants, principals, associates, and research experts), in combination with the utilization of formal assessment tools, enable us to consistently present candidates with the skills and behaviors that will advance each client’s performance.

With every engagement:

  • We serve as consultants/expert advisors on talent and market dynamics that extend well beyond the sometimes-transactional nature of executive search.
  • We circumnavigate in specific markets / sectors on behalf of for our clients every day.
  • We target, engage and select candidates with an eye well beyond their initial placement to maximize career performance and ensure leadership success and long-term business impact.

Industry Practices

We work across a variety of industry sectors but possess the most significant experience in:

We regularly execute engagements outside of established sectors by combining our process abilities, networking skills and relationships. Direct, targeted research helps us secure the best talent for our clients.

Functional Expertise

We have an exceptional track record of recruiting Board of Directors, CEOs, COOs, CFOs and CHROs for our private equity and large cap and Fortune 1000 clients, most often searching for division and business unit leaders as well as top functional and high potential leaders in marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, human resources, marketing, sales and finance.